Hillary Clinton has officially thrown her hat in the ring via a YouTube video. Rand Paul and Ted Cruz have done the same. These days, in order to run for US president you need a serious social media presence.
Hillary Clinton officially announced her campaign for US president this weekend. (13.04.2015)
Hillary Clinton has officially announced her candidacy for the US presidency on Sunday. But though she currently appears unstoppable, her victory is far from certain, says DW's Gero Schliess in Washington. (13.04.2015)
To the surprise of nobody, Hillary Clinton has announced that she's running for president. Though she has a clear path to the Democratic nomination, she runs the risk of taking her most-favored status for granted. (13.04.2015)
Republican lawmaker Rand Paul has announced his bid to become the next US president. The Kentucky senator is expected to kick off his campaign in a few hours in his home state. (07.04.2015)
New research from MIT has found that fake news travels far faster and is much more likely to be retweeted."Falsity wins out," one of the paper's co-authors said.
Two new studies have revealed how small groups of far-right activists spread hate speech before Germany's election last year. Their highly organized approach and hierarchical structure reportedly amplified the effect.
The disclosure of alleged Russian contacts by US Attorney General Sessions is a political victory for the Democrats. It will only last if there is any truth to the accusations, says DW's Miodrag Soric.
Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump's choice for attorney general, has addressed concerns surrounding his political objectivity during confirmation hearings. He also said he doesn't back a ban on Muslims entering the US.
From expelling diplomats to defying Israel, Barack Obama has made significant policy decisions before the end of his term. But the moves have raised questions about his administration before his successor takes over.
A simmering dispute between President Barack Obama and his incoming successor Donald Trump looked destined to boil over. However, a call from the President appears to have at least momentarily eased tensions for now.
Electors in Colleges across the US have met to officially seal the presidential victory of Donald Trump. Results will be officially announced in a special joint session of Congress at the start of January.
Rather than cast a ballot for Donald Trump, a Republican elector from Texas resigned from the Electoral College. In an interview with DW, he explains why his conscience doesn't allow him to help make Trump president.
The National People's Congress has officially made Wang Qishan, Xi Jinping's crisis manager, the second most powerful man in China. DW's Frank Sieren says Xi's future depends on Wang's success as vice president.
The country already has some of Europe's most restrictive abortion laws, but the ruling PiS party wants to tighten them further. The EU human rights head has warned this would put Poland at odds with international law.
Hackers allegedly worked with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to steal 31 terabytes of academic data and intellectual property. But the group is unlikely to face a US court.
Lawmakers have gathered to vote for presidents of both parliamentary chambers, the first step towards a government. But the situation looks dire after Silvio Berlusconi torpedoed a deal between two populist parties.
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